Korean Crafts at Collect 2019

I always enjoy visiting Collect – and not just for the Korean exhibitors. Obviously, though, it’s the Korean galleries that attract my attention the most, and it’s good to see the Korean Craft and Design Foundation back for their sixth year. They always present a high quality selection of work; but for me the highlight […]

2018 travel diary 2 – Chollipo revisited

10 November 2018. In Chollipo’s famous Arboretum the best of the Autumn colour had finished, but there were still some good reds, oranges and yellows to be found, and the grasses were particularly fine. In October last year this new statue of Carl Ferris Miller, Chollipo’s founder, was installed in this secluded area in the […]

Asia Week at Design Centre Chelsea Harbour

A wide-ranging exhibition and events programme as part of Asian Art in London: Asia Week at Design Centre Chelsea Harbour Design Centre Chelsea Harbour | Lots Road | London SW10 0XE | www.dcch.co.uk 5 – 9 November, 9:30am to 5:30pm Full programme of events can be downloaded here A resurgence in the popularity of Asian […]

Asia Triennial Manchester 2018 opens on 5 October

Asia Triennial Manchester has come round again, with two weeks of contemporary art from around Asia. The event was last held in 2014, with a focus on China, which somewhat squeezed any Korean interest out of the programme. ATM18: Where are you from? No, where are you really from? 5 – 21 October 2018, Manchester www.atm.mmu.ac.uk […]

Exhibition visit: Juree Kim in Exhibit A, at Anise Gallery

Kim Juree’s latest work, London Terraced House, was unveiled at the opening of the current exhibition, Exhibit A, at Anise gallery in Shad Thames. As for her 2017 participation in the British Ceramics Biennial in Stoke, Kim chose a subject relevant to the location of the exhibition: this time a group of typical early Victorian […]

Juree Kim in Exhibit A, at Anise Gallery

As Juree Kim’s residency at the V+A comes to an end, she shares an exhibition with Kristina Chan at Anise Gallery: Exhibit A: Kristina Chan & Juree Kim Anise Gallery | 13a Shad Thames | London SE1 2PU | www.anisegallery.co.uk 9 March – 7 April | Tuesdays to Saturdays 11am-5pm Opening night Thursday 8 March 6-9pm Anise Gallery […]

Made in Korea – the video

Kay Aplin of the Ceramic House in Brighton, who masterminded the Korea-UK Made in Korea ceramic collaboration last year, has completed a 20-minute video documentary of the project. Well worth a viewing in full: Please browse Kay’s blog of the whole project including the reciprocal exhibition at the Mullae Art Factory in Seoul. In England, […]

Korean crafts at Collect 2018

In addition to the major Korean exhibitors listed below, glass artist Choi Keeryong will be in the Scotland Craft & Design collection, and textile artist Kang Soojin will be with jaggedart. Collect 2018 Saatchi Gallery | Duke of York’s HQ | King’s Road | London SW3 4RY Thursday 22 February, 12pm – 7pm Friday 23 […]

A visit to the British Ceramics Biennial

The first work to greet you as you entered the Spode China Works – the primary venue of the British Ceramics Biennial in Stoke-on-Trent – is the monumental work created in situ by Lee Kang-hyo. At the opening of the exhibition Lee did one of the performances for which he has become known: the decoration […]

Kim Munho: Buncheong Story, at Han Collection

News of Han Collection’s next exhibition: Kim Munho: Buncheong Story Exhibition: 15 – 28 November 2017 Opening night: 14th November 18:00-21:00 ​Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | www.hancollection.co.uk Han Collection is pleased to present this new solo exhibition of Korean pottery artist, Kim Mun Ho. This exhibition is a […]